Auditions. It’s one of the most talked about subjects among worship teams.
The team at National Community Church have a great system in place for recruiting, evaluating, and developing musicians numerous times throughout the calendar year. I wanted to sit down and talk with Worship Director Kurtis Parks & Worship Leader Joel Buckner on how they do this.
There’s so much more to glean from this episode too: what worship ministry looks like in a multisite church, making creativity intentional by placing it on the calendar, as well as NCC Worship’s brand new album with Integrity Music.
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Free mp3 & Chord Chart
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We Are Worship is a massive resource – a global site for worship leaders, musicians, songwriters and everyday worshipers. It’s designed to bring you inspiration, songs, & tools from the leading voices in the worship community.
One of the biggest questions I hear from worship leaders is, “Where do I find new songs? What are the best songs?” We Are Worship is one of those places for me.
It’s free to join, and once you do, you’ll receive a free congregational worship song every week, which I find as a really great way to hear a song that may not be on my radar. You’ll get the mp3, chord chart, and lyrics. You’ll also receive one free hymn every month. Plus, chord charts in the original key are always free.
You’ll find chord charts to all the songs on the NCC album. Head over to WeAreWorship.com today to signup for free.
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In this Episode You’ll Hear More About:
- What you can do to strengthen your voice and stretch your range.
- How NCC manages their audition process.
- The 3 phases of auditioning.
- How NCC raises up champions.
- How NCC approaches their planning for big weekends like Easter & Christmas.
- How NCC uses Friday every week for creative exploration.
- The vision behind NCC Worship’s new album, You Alone.
- Some clips of songs off the new album.
Resources Mentioned in this Episode:
- Show Sponsor: We Are Worship
- Website: NCC Worship
- Music: You Alone by NCC Worship
- Twitter: @nccworship
- Twitter: @kurtisparks
- Twitter: @joelbuckner
- Music: Thrill of Hope by NCC Worship
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